Taylor Mackenzie ready for Motorpoint British Supersport round two at Thruxton

Taylor Mackenzie

Taylor Mackenzie is looking to build on his solid start to life with the Tyco Suzuki team as the Motorpoint British Supersport Championship moves to Thruxton tomorrow.

The 20-year-old, Lexelle Limited sponsored rider, claimed a top 10 finish at Brands Hatch last week on his first outing on Tyco Suzuki’s GSX-R600.

But the rider is hoping to move further up the standings as he gets more used to his new team and new bike.

Taylor said: “The more track time the better at the minute. We made a good solid start at Brands, which gave me a chance to gel with the team, my crew and the GSX-R600, which I love riding. I would have liked two top ten finishes at Brands, but it just makes me more determined coming into Thruxton this weekend. I can’t wait to get started.”

Team Manager Philip Neill said: “We cannot be too disappointed with our start at Brands, but there is certainly room for improvement.

“Thruxton this weekend is a total contrast to the tight little Indy circuit at Brands, and I think the change should suit both our riders. It’s going to be a tight championship as expected this year and nothing is gifted, but I’m confident we can be in there looking for podium finishes this weekend.”

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